Rutgers University President Robert Barchi was scheduled to host a town hall meeting in Newark to discuss his strategic plan for all school campuses, but the chat was diverted every so often to the hottest Rutgers topic at hand.
Rutgers is turning to former dean Carl Kirschner to run its athletic department amid the basketball scandal that led to the firing of coach Mike Rice and the resignation of athletic director Tim Pernetti.
Rutgers officials are reviewing practice videos of all sports to see if any coach engaged in behavior like the type that cost men's basketball coach Mike Rice his job, and the university is planning to hire a consultant to do an independent review of how the school handled Rice's situation…
Last week, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was vacationing with his family in Jamaica. He says it was on the first day of the getaway that he first learned of the videotape featuring Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice pushing players and using homophobic slurs.
Rutgers University announced Monday that it's commissioning an independent review of the conduct of fired basketball coach Mike Rice and the way the university handled the situation when it learned that he was kicking and shoving players and berating them with gay slurs in practice.